how to pronounce overdraft


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overdraft is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of overdraft in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… you see an overdraft fee on your account …”

meanings of overdraft


  1. The amount overdrawn.
  2. The maximum amount that may be overdrawn.
  3. The act of overdrawing a bank account.
  4. The extraction of groundwater from an aquifer beyond the safe yield or equilibrium yield.
  5. A series of flues in a furnace; the current of air forced through them.


  1. To extract groundwater from (an aquifer) beyond the safe yield or equilibrium yield.

overdraft frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word overdraft occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics overdraft can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that overdraft can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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